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SFGTV2
Jan 6, 2013 11:00pm PST
's enlightening character were evident when we were undergrads at cal. i would like to share examples. first of all we will start superficially on the topic of fashion. chris like many of our pledge class was from piedmont. i recall thinking what is up with piedmont. the khakis, penny loafers and button-down shirts? chris lived in the room across from mine. seemed he had adopted this as his uniform. but in hindsight i can see he was offering his own form of enlightenment. he was guiding us away from the dark time known as the disco era. [ laughter] who knew that chris would work his timeless style for the next 34 years. look at the effect on me, who is wearing the button-down now that. was the first life lesson from chris. stick with the classics, they won't go out of style. that said, my wife has gently advised me the definition of a classic look does not extend to certain flannel shirts from 1982. our next topic on the less sons that we learned from chris back then involve culture. this is beyond the stereotypical fraternity life experience, because i was lucky enough to live with chris a
PBS
Jan 8, 2013 5:30pm PST
. >> most people today will never have access to a princeton, stanford, cal tech class. but now, if you wake up tomorrow morning and you decide you want to take a cal tech class, you can. you can just sign up for one, and it's free. >> reporter: math teacher salman khan started providing free online classes in 2010 out of his house, arguing that new approaches to teaching were needed. he inspired stanford professor sebastian thrun and colleague peter novick to put a course on artificial intelligence online just last year. >> and to our surprise 160,000 students signed up. we managed to graduate 23,000 students at stanford graduate- level quality in a specialized subject area called artificial intelligence, which means peter and i taught more students than all thprofessors in the world ombined inhe se subject area. >> reporter: were you amazed by this, or did you expect it? >> i was blown away, and it changed my life. >> reporter: after that success, thrun founded udacity, a fast- growing startup in palo alto, financed with venture capital money, offering classes in science, technology, engin
ABC
Jan 9, 2013 1:40am PST
they expect. >> reporter: a just completed abc news sampling found that more than half of the low cal meals that we tested had more calories than listed on the menu. we brought a nationally known lab 24 food samples from four sit-down restaurants and one mcdonald's. surprisingly, the bigmac had 30 calories fewer than advertised in the menu. here too it was the sit-down restaurant that had sometimes wildly different calorie counts than advertised. 11 meals had more calories than on the menu. 10 had fewer. some were over by only a few. but cheesecake factory's fish and trips packed 420 calories more than the menu count in one sample. olive garden's seafood was over its calorie count by 180. and one sample of this grilled chicken tested 120 calories more than advertised. >> that may not sound like enough, but if someone consumed 100 calories extra for a year, they could gain up to ten pounds. >> reporter: most calorie counts are as accurate as possible. and tested expensively to make sure. but they concede there are variations, due to portion size and individual restaurant preparations. the me
CNN
Jan 9, 2013 1:00pm PST
confronts him. >> shoot him again, oh, no. >> herman's wife was armed with a .38 cal caliber. she fired all six shot, hitting the intruder five times. >> if she had not had that firearm, what do you think would have happened? >> i can speculate all day long. >> sheriff joe chaplain believes the mother had no chase and in defending herself and her children, acted properly. >> had it not turned out the way that it did, i possibly would be working a triple homicide not having a clue of what it is we're looking for. >> the suspect broke in with a you bar. he still managed to flee after being shot, driving off the road a short distance away. d donny herman told wsb his wife and children were unharmed. >> mi wife is hero. she protected her kids. she did what she was supposed to do as a responsible, prepared gun owner. >> we asked to speak to the couple, but now, less than a week after the incident, they're trying to maintain their privacy. the sheriff tells us they're dealing with some unintended ren the national debate over guns. just the week before, he took his wife to a shooting range to teac
CSPAN
Jan 8, 2013 5:00pm EST
you my colleagues. cal,[applause] they are all president and ceo's dave is from the state of oklahoma. involved from the manufacturing perspective on the impact of oil and natural gas. and last and not least, our friend general jim jones. would you please stand? [applause] i think many of you know the general well. he probably needs no introduction as the foreman -- former national security adviser of the president. a very distinguished career. today, he has a consulting group and works at the bipartisan policy center. it will be releasing next month a significant contribution. let's give everyone a round of applause. dili the head table today for being with us. -- particularly the head table today for being with us. with the newly elected congress, we stand on the threshold of a new year, one that presents tremendous opportunities to move forward to build our economy and to create the jobs for those americans who are still looking for work. the oil and natural gas industry has been a bright spot over the past few years. a sluggish economic growth. let me say we are ready to do even m
ABC
Jan 8, 2013 7:00am PST
with a tanker ship sideswiped a bay bridgetower, will be in court. the ship is anchored off alcatraz. cal tran says the bay bridgetower suffered only a minor scrape. >> we will check with meteorologist leigh glaser for the forecast. >> we will have hazy sunshine later at mid-morning the fog lists and up to 63 in santa rosa, and 61 for livermore. told weather moves in tuesday and wednesday,. >> early stalls at bay bridge inching along the toll plaza still has it jammed to the first overcrossing with caltrains at palo alto otherwise the mass transit is o ♪ sweet home alabama [ cheers and applause ] >>> great tuesday crowd here in times square. probably some crimson tide fans there in times square. big shoutout to robin at home. great to have amy robach here. sam is in las vegas. he's getting ready to judge the miss america competition. and josh is in miami, after the big blowout last night. and check out the focus on this man. surrounded by crimson tide cheerleaders, he is all business. that's the study of a newsman right there, josh elliott. >> that's right. undeterred. >> we were laughing. i
CSPAN
Jan 8, 2013 1:00pm EST
of what it is translating at all. the beauty of the statistics cal machine translation which is what we use is we can go from any language to any language, if a small amount of time, we'll end up with a situation 100 languages into another 100 languages for all ofhe content if the world. the question is how does this affect things in the middle east? it affects everything beuse a lot of conflicts in the world an especially wars have been created because of a lack of understanding. one of the comments would be, was that there is a large body of arabic language work that has never been translated into anything. almost none of that is online. all of a sudden if we can put all of that stuff online, sort of the notion of having a little bit of respect for each other is going to go a long way. >> another question coming up related. i'm from africa, what is google's contribution to enabling success to the internet by wi-fi? >> what we did, the african situation as usual is worse than fire else. as a society, as a global society, we got to sort of look at ourselves and think how have we allowed
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